These terms and conditions are specific to all properties managed by Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals except the 5 Star Lodge and Stables. To view the Terms and Conditions click here.
MORNING BREEZE CABIN RENTALS
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
State of Georgia, Counties of Gilmer, Fannin, Union, and Murray
These terms and conditions are specific to all properties managed by Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals except the Five Star Lodge and Stables.
Guests acknowledge, understand, and agree that the moment the Guest gives the Agent their credit card information, Agents are authorized to charge said credit card for the rental amount agreed upon including any additional room fees, cleaning fees, and/or 12% lodging tax. A $59 Reservation Fee is applied to all reservations. Starting price is generally based on 4 guests/2 bedrooms; read individual cabin amenities for pricing. Cancellation Policy will govern any cancellation, rescheduling, or change after the credit card authorization. GUESTS MAKING A RESERVATION (and all guests staying on the property) MUST BE AT LEAST 25 YEARS OLD and, by submitting their reservation, they are confirming that they 25 years old or older. This does NOT apply to families with children. We do allow married couples (under the age of 25) to stay in our 1 or 2 bedroom cabins. Please call our office for prior approval at 888 -875-5669.2
You can cancel your reservation up to 21 days prior to arrival for a $75 cancellation fee. If you are less than 21 day from your arrival date, Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals can open up your dates to see if they rebook. If the cabin does re-book for the same rental rate, you will have the opportunity to stay with us within the next 90 days of your original reservation dates. If the cabin does not rebook, there is NO refund or rescheduling. NO EXCEPTIONS. If you need to change your reservation dates, you can do so up to 21 days prior to arrival for a $50 change fee. If you are within 21 days, no changes can be made.The 3 River Cabins - Edgwater, Hunter's Lodge and Stoney River Lodge require a 30 prior to arrival notice and there is a $150 cancellation fee. There is no refund if cancelled when you are within the 30 days of arrival.
**This does not apply to the 5 Star Lodge and Stables - Separate terms and conditions are listed on the property page
NO SHOW/EARLY DEPARTURE POLICY
Agents are not responsible for a Guests inability to arrive, a Guests decision to depart early for any reason, or if members of the Guests party do not show up. NO REFUNDS OR REBATES will be given. PURCHASING TRAVEL INSURANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
This Cabin Rental Agreement is a legally binding agreement between Guest, Agency, & Owner. Your reservation binds you to a specific period of time. Agent will make every effort to correct any problem that arises during your stay in a timely manner. There should be no expectation of refund, and there will be no refund or relocation because you are disappointed with the property you have chosen to rent or in the event that something associated with the property is not working to your satisfaction. There will be no refunds or compensation for: Acts of God, Mother Nature, acts of war or government agencies, road maintenance, gas shortages, power outages, or water outages. PURCHASING TRAVEL INSURANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals is proud to offer our guests one of the best vacation rental protection policies in the industry. CSA Travel Insurance can cover you and your vacation investment if and when the unexpected happens. The policy costs 6.95 % of your total reservation cost and we recommend you purchase the insurance at the time of booking to ensure the best coverage. In addition to protecting your vacation investment, CSA has other advantages, including 24-hour emergency hotline and concierge services plus coverage for emergency medical expenses and transportation. If you would like to speak to a representative from the insurance company, you can contact CSA Travel at (866) 999-4018. They are available 6 am to 6 pm Monday through Sunday.
The maximum occupancy is stated in all accommodation descriptions. Any child one-year-old and over is considered an occupant & must be included in the occupancy total. Rollaway beds, inflatable mattresses, and sleeping bags are prohibited. If you are found to exceed the maximum occupancy that you stated on your reservation form, you will be charged a minimum of $200 and it will be considered a breach of contract and may result in immediate eviction with NO REFUNDS OR REBATES.
Weddings are prohibited at our cabins, unless given prior authorization by Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals in writing. If a wedding is authorized to take place on the premises, Morning Breeze must be made aware prior to the event with number of guests to attend. Any additional fees, if required, will be deducted at the time of booking.
DIRECTIONS TO RENTAL PROPERTIES
Directions will be sent by Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals seven (7) days prior to your arrival date (or upon request if the reservation is less than 21 days away and the full balance has been billed to the Guest credit card). To avoid getting lost, we highly recommend you DO NOT use GPS or internet mapping once you arrive in Ellijay. Please PRINT directions as cell service is not always available. If Guests leave home without directions, Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals cannot be held responsible for Guests being unable to find their rental unit. NO REFUNDS OR REBATES will be offered.
Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals serves as the Agents and represents the owners of vacation properties in its rental program, and is acting at all times in and for the best interest of the owners.
LICENSEE OF OWNER
Guests are a licensee of the Owner and not a tenant; Guests are not acquiring any interest in the property.
Information regarding individual listings is believed to be accurate, but cannot be guaranteed.
CONSTRUCTION AT NEARBY SITES
Guests acknowledge, understand, and agree that construction of new accommodations and attractions occur in resort areas. NO REFUNDS OR REBATES will be offered for inconveniences due to, but not limited to construction, construction noise, road repair, and maintenance.
RIGHT OF ENTRY
Guests acknowledge, understand, and agree that Agents reserve the right to enter property at any time to investigate disturbances, check occupancy, check damages, and make repairs, alterations, or improvements, as Agents deem necessary.
In case of a breakdown of any property equipment, guests shall notify Agents immediately to make the necessary repairs. We cannot guarantee the operation of heat, air conditioning, electricity, water, any appliances, cable, satellite, television, telephones, electronics, gas logs, grills, etc. No refunds or compensation will be given for failure of the above. Should a repair person make a call to the cabin to repair or replace a unit that is found to be in non-working order and the problem was due to Guests oversight, neglect, or misuse, Guests agree that the repair call costs may be billed to the Guests credit card on file.
Rental properties are individually owned and Agents cannot guarantee TV channel availability. Rental properties do not offer premium packages, i.e., Movie Channels, Sports Channels, PayPer View, etc. Agents cannot under any circumstance activate premium channels. No refunds or rebates will be offered.
Please keep all windows and doors closed as much as possible when you have the air conditioning on. It is very easy to freeze up the condenser unit if you turn the air conditioning down too low to compensate for open windows and doors. If this happens, you will be charged for the repair.
GAS LOG FIREPLACES
Guests acknowledge, understand, and agree that gas log fireplaces are seasonal and are operational from October 1st through April 1st. No other items may be burned in a gas log fireplace, including, but not limited to sticks, wood, charcoal, lava rocks, etc. Guests agree to pay not less than $100, if any other item is burned in the fireplace. Guests further agree that no fire will be left unattended.
WOOD BURNING FIREPLACES
Guests acknowledge, understand, and agree that wood burning fireplaces are seasonal and are operational from October 1st through April 1st. Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals will provide hardwood logs during this time leaving out a moderate bundle of wood with approximately 20-25 logs for guests to use. We use the honor system and ask that guests not exceed this amount. No other items including, but not limited to, charcoal, lava rocks, accelerants, etc. can be burned in wood burning fireplaces. Guests agree to pay not less than $100, if any items, other than hardwood or Duraflame type logs, are burned in fireplace. Guests further agree that no fire will be left unattended. No lighter fluid allowed.
All fireplaces are seasonal and are operational from October 1st through April 1st. Nothing shall be burned in gas log units and nothing other than hardwood or Duraflame type logs shall be burned in wood burning fireplaces. Guest agrees that under no circumstances should a burning or smoldering fireplace be left unattended by guests. Firewood is provided October 1st through April 1st and we leave out a moderate bundle of wood with approximately 20-25 logs for guests to. Absolutely NO liquid accelerate is allowed!! This is very dangerous to you and our property.
If a property has a fire pit, guests may use it year round, but firewood will not be provided from April 1st through September 30th. Guests are allowed to burn only wood, NO plastics, NO cans, No garbage or other debris. Guest agrees that under no circumstances should a burning or smoldering fire pit be left unattended by guests. If a property does not offer a fire pit, guests will not make a pit for a fire. Creating a fire pit is considered to be damage and guests will be charged accordingly.
ITEMS LEFT BEHIND
Agents are not responsible for any items that Guests leave behind in the cabin. Upon request from the Guest, Agents are authorized to charge a minimum fee of $25 for the return of any items the Guests leave behind in cabin.
Guests may not add any objects or chemicals to the hot tubs. Guests agree to pay not less than $100, if hot tub has been compromised in such a manner that results in cleaning services being delayed. Hot tubs have been cleaned prior to Guests arrival. If Guests request an additional cleaning of hot tub during stay, Guests agree to pay an additional charge of $50. Guests understand that hot tub usage is at their own risk and will not hold Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals or Property Owner responsible for any injury. It is absolutely forbidden for children to be in the hot tub without a responsible adult.
PARTICIPANT LIABILITY WAIVER FOR CABINS SITUATED ON OR NEAR WATER
Guests understand and are aware that participation in the activities conducted in or near the lake, river, creek, stream, or swimming pool involves risks and potential hazards. Guest agrees to assume all of those risks for themselves and their children. Guest hereby releases and holds harmless Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals and individual cabin owner(s) from any claims, demands, or causes of action arising from the participation in any activities, including fishing, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, etc. conducted by or near the lake or pool. Guests hereby waive any and all rights for themselves or children to claims for loss or damages including all claims for loss or damages caused by the negligence, active or passive, by either Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals or the home-owner(s).
FURNISHING/FURNITURE AND AMENITIES
All furnishings and furniture in the cabin are in place as the owners wish them. Guests agree to pay not less than $100 if furniture is rearranged in such a manner that results in cleaning services being delayed.
LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE CALLS
Cabin telephones are toll restricted and do not permit long distance calls except for calling card calls, credit card calls, collect calls, valid third party calls, and emergency (911) calls. Guests agree that any special feature calls, including, but not limited to, Call Return, Call Block, and Call Forwarding that Guests activate will be billed to Guests credit card on file plus a $15 service charge per incidence.
NO EXCEPTIONS! All cabins are non-smoking (including all decks, porches and steps). Guests agree to pay not less than $350 for odor abatement if they smoke in the cabin or if cigarette butts are left on the grounds.
No drinking of alcoholic beverages by persons under the legal age of twenty-one (21) is allowed on rental properties. Guests agree that if Guests are arrested for underage drinking at rental properties or if Agents observe Guests under the legal age of twenty-one (21) drinking alcoholic beverages, this Agreement/Contract may be terminated and Guests evicted with no refund or rebate at the option of the Agents. Illegal drug use is strictly prohibited for anyone staying at a Morning Breeze Cabin Rental property.
Occupancy and use of premises shall not be such as to disturb or offend neighbors or residents, including, but not limited to, parties, excessive speeding through neighborhoods, riding of ATVs or Off Road Motorcycles/Dirt Bikes, excessive noise and/or obnoxious behavior, discharging of Firearms, BB/Pellet Guns, Paint Ball Guns, Potato Cannons, or Fireworks, etc. Morning Breeze Agents have the prerogative to terminate this Agreement/Contract and to demand that disruptive Guests vacate the premises, thereby forfeiting all monies to Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals. NO REFUNDS OR REBATES will be offered.
Roads leading to most rental properties are dirt, gravel, mountainous, and are sometimes bumpy. Agents are not responsible for conditions of road and NO REFUNDS OR REBATES will be offered.
Properties with propane grills are fueled by liquid propane and under NO circumstances may Guests add charcoal or any derivative of charcoal or wood to the propane grills. Guests agree that if Guests add charcoal or wood to a propane grill, Agents are authorized to charge not less than $100 to Guests credit card for cleaning of grill or full replacement value if grill is totally none functioning.
BEAR, DEER, INSECTS, ETC.
Guests are in the mountains and woods and, depending upon the time of year, may encounter Bear, Deer, Turkey, Ladybugs, Carpenter Bees, Wasps, Scorpions, Ticks, Ants, Chiggers, etc. Guests are encouraged to dress accordingly and to bring insect repellent for outdoors activities. NO REFUNDS OR REBATES will be offered.
Guests agree that Agents are authorized to charge their credit card on file for the initial deposit of fifty percent (50%) of the total reservation cost. Agents are authorized to charge the balance for the total charges to the credit card on file twenty-one (21) days prior to Guests arrival date or immediately if reservation is less than 21 days away.
A lock out of Guests from the cabin will result in a $25 service call during business hours. Guests agree that a lock out after business hours will result in a locksmith being called and the Guest’s credit card being charged accordingly. In addition, Guests will be responsible for all damages to the cabin and/or Morning Breeze property incurred due to the guest’s attempts to re-enter the property. Guests agree that Agents are authorized to charge the credit card on file for any damages, repairs, replacement, or special cleaning sustained for real or personal property.
Guests are responsible for the return of the property key. The cabin is to be locked and the keys put back into the lock box. If the property key is not returned upon check-out, Guests agree that Agents are authorized to charge the credit card on file for the costs of re-keying or replacing all of the locks and re-issuing new keys to owners, cleaning crews, and Agents.
PET POLICY (DOGS ONLY)
Guests acknowledge, understand, and agree that for Agents to continue its very lenient Pet Policy, the following items must be adhered to:
- Guests are required to report all dogs to the Morning Breeze office prior to arriving at the cabin. Morning Breeze’s general rule is up to two dogs with no size restrictions. Please note that some cabins do have a specific pet size limit and those limits must be abided by and followed.
- Pets are not permitted in hot tub. Guests agree to pay not less than $100 cleaning fee if pet gets into the hot tub.
- Pets must be completely housebroken, well behaved, and pest free.
- Pets are not allowed on furniture. Guests will be charged a cleaning fee of not less than $50 if pet hair causes a delay in cleaning services.
- Guests agree that they will not use any linens or towels on pets other than the pet towels provided by Agents or brought by Guests.
- Pets shall not be left uncrated while alone in cabin.
- Guests agree to pay for any damages caused by their pets.
- If pets have an accident in cabin, all clean-up will be performed by the Guests and deposited in outside garbage cans. Guests agree that failure to comply with clean-ups of either inside cabin or outside cabin will result in an additional cleaning charge of not less than $50.
- Guests agree to be in full control of their pets at all times and take full responsibility for their pet’s well-being. There are no leash laws, so guests should plan accordingly.
- If any of these Pet Policy items are not met, Guests are in violation of this Agreement/Contract. Guests agree that by signing this Agreement/Contract, they are authorizing Agents to charge Guests credit card on file for any damages sustained.
DAMAGES TO PROPERTY
Premises are to be left in clean, undamaged condition, and that Guests must follow check-in and check-out procedures, along with the pet policy. Properties have been cleaned and inspected prior to Guests arrival. Guests agree to call Agents immediately if any damages or defects are noticed upon arrival. Guests agree that by signing this Cabin Rental Agreement/Contract, Guests are authorizing Agents to charge their credit card on file for any damages, repairs, replacement, or special cleaning sustained for real or personal property.
CHECK-IN, CHECK-OUT TIMES
Check in time is either 3:00 or 4:00 PM, depending on the property that you have rented. We will do our best to ensure the cabin is ready at that time but it is not guaranteed until 4:30 P.M; checkout is any time prior to 11:00 AM. Keys will not be released, nor will cabin be available until check in time of your rented property 3:00/4:00 PM. Guests acknowledges Agreement/Contract and authorizes Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals to charge their credit card on file one full-night rental for a check-in earlier than the designated time or a check out later than 11:00 AM.
No Check-In or Check-Out is allowed on Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day.
LAST MINUTE RESERVATIONS
Any reservation that is made within 14 days of arrival we require the guest to check in and have their credit card swiped at our Blue Ridge office. Available check in from 9 to 5. Monday through Friday. **This does apply to repeat guests.
REFUSAL OF SERVICE
Agent reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. All rental properties are leased without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or handicap. Due to liability issues, Agent will be unable to provide prospective renters with directions or keys to preview properties.
TERMINATION BY OWNER/SUBSTITUTIONS
Agents strive to comply with all reservation requests for specific vacation properties. However, due to ownership changes, properties being removed from rental use, mechanical problems, or other unforeseen circumstances, Agents cannot absolutely guarantee a specific property. Agents reserve the right to change property unit assignment without liability should rental property become unavailable. Where comparable properties are not available, Guests will have the option of selecting from available properties at the published rate or receiving a complete refund.
VIOLATION OF AGREEMENT/CONTRACT
Guests acknowledge, understand, and agree that Agents reserve the right to remove renter, if any of the above Agreement/Contract items are not met. NO REFUNDS OR REBATES will be offered.
A material breach of this Agreement by Guests, which, in the sole determination of the Agents, results in damage to the Premises, personal injury to Guests or others, a breach of the peace, a nuisance to others, or a violation of criminal law or local code, shall be grounds for termination of Guests tenancy. Violation of any of the rules contained herein will result in IMMEDIATE EVICTION and forfeiture of rent and security deposit. If the tenancy created hereunder is for 30 days or less, the expedited eviction procedures set forth in the Cabins Act will apply. Guest(s) may be evicted under such procedures if Guest(s): (i) hold over in possession after Guest(s) tenancy has expired; (ii) commit a material breach of any provision of this Agreement that according to its terms would result in the termination of Guest(s) tenancy; (iii) fail to pay rent as required by this Agreement, or (iv) have obtained possession of the Premises by fraud or misrepresentation. Any reservation made under false pretenses will result in forfeiture of advance payments and the party will not be permitted to check-in.
This Agreement/Contract shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia and be treated as though it were executed in the County of Gilmer, State of Georgia. Any action relating to this Agreement/Contract shall be instituted and prosecuted only in the Gilmer County Superior Court, Georgia. Guests specifically consent to such jurisdiction and to extraterritorial service of process.
INDEMNIFICATION AND HOLD HARMLESS
Guests acknowledge, understand, and agree that Guests shall be solely responsible for any property damage, accident or injury to any person or loss sustained by any person, including loss of money, jewelry, and other items of personal property, arising out of or in any way related to Guests use of the premises (including ladder use for bunk beds/lofts) or the items of personal property provided by Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals, the Owner at Guests request. Guests shall inspect and be familiar with proper use and application of such items prior to using them. Guests agree to supervise children using stairs and ladders. Guests hereby agree to INDEMNIFY and hold Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals, employees, owners and officers, and/or Homeowners harmless from any and all claims including those of third parties, arising out of or in any way related to Guests use of premises or the items of personal property provided therein. Guests hereby agree to hold Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals and/or homeowner, its Agents, employees and officers harmless and to indemnify same against any and all claims which may arise during and after the course of rental as a consequence of any acts or omissions of Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals and/or cabin owner, its Agents, employees, and officers. Guests assume the risk of injury or other losses relating to any recreational activities, including any water activities on or near the premise and will hold owner and its Agents harmless with respect thereto.
SUBMITTED IMAGES AND REVIEWS
Guests agree if they sign a guest book in a cabin or any of our venues, submit a review, share an image on our social media sites, share an image via email, or tag us in a social media post or submission, that they are consenting to fair use by Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals in advertisements, social media posts, newsletters, and all other print or electronic promotions or publications. If you prefer that we not use any of your submissions, you will need to notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org listing any place you left a submission that you do not want shared or used.